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Senate approves Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools

Senate approves Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted on Thursday in support of a bill submitted by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ban e-cigarettes from...

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to establish substance use treatment programs in correctional facilities

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to establish substance use treatment programs in correctional facilities

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would establish substance use disorder treatment programs in Maine’s correctional...

Sanborn bill would help homeless youth access health care services

Sanborn bill would help homeless youth access health care services

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation submitted by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would make it easier for homeless youth to receive the health care services they...

Libby introduces bill to expand Homestead Exemption tax program

Libby introduces bill to expand Homestead Exemption tax program

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation submitted by Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, would increase Maine’s Homestead Tax Exemption Act. LD 1172,...

Committee unanimously supports Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Committee unanimously supports Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce lead poisoning rates among Maine children received...

Herbig introduces bill to increase funding for sexual, domestic violence services in Maine

Herbig introduces bill to increase funding for sexual, domestic violence services in Maine

Posted: April 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, would provide an increase in funding for sexual violence and domestic violence...

Sen. Vitelli bill would put more local food in Maine schools

Sen. Vitelli bill would put more local food in Maine schools

Posted: April 19, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to increase the amount of local food in Maine schools was the subject of a public hearing before...

Senate enacts Millett bill to increase time school counselors and social workers spend with students

Senate enacts Millett bill to increase time school counselors and social workers spend with students

Posted: April 18, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 247 “An Act To Increase the Amount of Time School Counselors and Social...

Compromise paid time off legislation gets bipartisan support in Labor Committee

Compromise paid time off legislation gets bipartisan support in Labor Committee

Posted: April 17, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing approved compromise legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape...

Committee holds final day of public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Committee holds final day of public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Posted: April 17, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services held the second day of public hearings on...